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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Deputy at the Court of Protection: What are my responsibilities if i’m appointed?

Deputy at the Court of Protection: What are my responsibilities if i’m appointed?

25/07/2018

In the unfortunate event of somebody losing their mental capacity there needs to be somebody to step into that person’s shoes to look after their financial affairs. If somebody does not have sizable assets this can be dealt with by applying to the DWP to become an appointee for the person which will enable the […]


Jacksons Law Firm top of the class for customer service

16/07/2018

Jacksons Law Firm has taken client care to the next level by encouraging its entire staff, from apprentices to the senior management team, through a qualification in customer service. Commercial Property Partner, Erica Turner co-ordinated the staff training, and worked closely with County Durham based Learning Curve Group, who provided the accredited customer service programme […]


Law Firm named in list of highest achievers for national charity campaign

11/07/2018

Jacksons Law Firm has raised almost £5,000 for charity this year after taking part in a will-writing campaign which asks solicitors to write wills for local people, and instead of clients paying a fee, they ask only for a voluntary donation to a charity. The firm, which has branches in Stockton on Tees and Newcastle […]


What’s Up?

What’s Up?

11/07/2018

Richmond v Selecta Systems Ltd [2018] EWHC 1446 (Ch) Mr Richmond was managed out of Selecta, the Defendant Company. Mr Richmond claimed that both parties had entered into a severance agreement; Selecta denied that. Mr Richmond outlined that as part of the severance agreement he had agreed to hand over his account passwords to enable […]


Solicitors for the Elderly. New report warns of looming incapacity crisis

04/07/2018

Almost 99% of people in the North East leave important health and welfare decisions to chance By 2025, more than 13 million people who are at risk of mental incapacity will not be prepared 68% would like a family member to make medical and care decisions on their behalf, in the event of mental incapacity […]


Jacksons Law Firm appoint ex media chief

03/07/2018

Jacksons Law Firm is delighted to announce the appointment of one of the regions’ prominent business leaders as Non-executive Consultant. Bob Cuffe, who recently left the Gazette where he was Regional Managing Director, will be working closely with the partners and the firm’s marketing department to further develop their business development strategy and brings with […]


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